Emily Hill

The absurd theatre of Amber Heard vs Johnny Depp

1 May 2022 5:00 pm

Johnny Depp, a Hollywood star whose career currently consists of a perfume advert, is suing his ex-wife Amber Heard, a…

How I finally learned to love my eco-home

23 April 2022 9:00 am

How I finally learned to love my eco-home

AOC, America’s youngest congresswoman, has already been compared with FDR and JFK

9 April 2022 9:00 am

‘Who is AOC?’ the back cover of this book asks. ‘A wack job!’ says Donald Trump. ‘She needs to run…

Playboy's shameless bid to distance itself from Hugh Hefner

28 January 2022 1:55 am

‘Get woke, go broke’ is the rule that explains the collapse of so many powerful institutions which profess social justice…

I stand with Novak Djokovic

8 January 2022 12:22 am

Is anyone else alarmed by the widespread glee at the way Novak Djokovic has been treated by the Aussies? The…

Emily Ratajkowski is having her cake and eating it

11 December 2021 2:36 am

After listening to an hour-and-a-half of Emily Ratajkowski talking about My Body I had to look up naked pictures of…

Hugs vs the hug-nots: where do you stand?

15 May 2021 9:00 am

It’s the hugs vs the hug-nots

Spare me the cult of Sally Rooney

10 October 2020 9:00 am

Spare me the ‘chic lit’ cult

In lockdown, green privilege is real

20 June 2020 9:00 am

No one has stood up for the lawnless in lockdown

How I finally came to terms with my sister’s death

6 June 2020 9:00 am

‘Grief is the price we pay for love,’ the Queen once wrote. This memoir is steeped in the pain of…

Having a baby is like joining a cult — full of other, more capable mothers

29 February 2020 9:00 am

When you’re not a mother it’s hard to imagine what motherhood is like. Anyone you know who becomes one assures…

Carry on up the Zambezi

7 September 2019 9:00 am

I loved this book so much I was appalled. Why, when bookshops are stacked full of memoirs by authors who…

‘Bob Dylan? He’s like Confucius’: Cerys Matthews interviewed

31 August 2019 9:00 am

‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ was a Christmas classic for more than half a century until people suddenly began to worry…

Maneki-neko at the Gotokuji Temple in Tokyo. A common Japanese talisman thought to bring good luck to its owner, the ‘welcoming cat’ is often displayed in shops, restaurants and other businesses

What makes Kim Jong-il cute — and Barack Obama not?

30 March 2019 9:00 am

Ordinarily, I love books that answer questions I’ve never asked, but Simon May’s baffling book has blown my mind. The…

My ex-lover’s T-shirt can join the other tragic tat in the Museum of Broken Relationships

13 January 2018 9:00 am

I loved a man. But our affair was nasty, brutish and short. Copious weeping was my un-tart retort. All that’s…

The importance of being trolled

25 March 2017 9:00 am

Ever since a Twitter troll was elected 45th President of the United States, the Twitterati has agonised over who to…

A disgrace to feminism

11 February 2017 9:00 am

‘I was single, straight, and female,’ Emily Witt begins, with all the élan of an alcoholic stating her name and…

A disgrace to feminism

9 February 2017 3:00 pm

‘I was single, straight, and female,’ Emily Witt begins, with all the élan of an alcoholic stating her name and…

Julia’s Baby

10 December 2016 9:00 am

Julia should not have come to the wedding. That much was clear as soon as she arrived. Late, she was,…

Julia’s Baby

8 December 2016 3:00 pm

Julia should not have come to the wedding. That much was clear as soon as she arrived. Late, she was,…

‘Hillary Clinton is a disaster!’

29 October 2016 9:00 am

Talking to Camille Paglia is like approaching a machine gun: madness to stick your head up and ask a question,…

May’s beard

1 October 2016 9:00 am

This week, the Tory party conference ought to be gripped by the question, who the hell is Nick Timothy, the…

The rise and fall of the Chumocracy

22 September 2016 1:00 pm

All political careers end in failure — it’s the dynastic death throes you want to watch. The leader departs with…

Why I lie about voting Leave

2 July 2016 9:00 am

There are lies, damned lies and pretending to back Remain. I lie because I am a coward. I hug friends…

Why I lie about voting Leave

30 June 2016 1:00 pm

There are lies, damned lies and pretending to back Remain. I lie because I am a coward. I hug friends…